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It's not about the shark : how to solve unsolvable problems

Author: David Niven
Publisher: London : Icon Books, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When we have a problem, most of us zero in, take it apart, and focus until we have it solved. Steven Spielberg tried that when the scenes with his expensive prosthetic shark just weren't scary. Psychologist, social scientist and million-selling author David Niven shows us that focusing on the problem is exactly the wrong way to find an answer. And Jaws built its famous menace precisely because the shark hardly ever  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Niven
ISBN: 9781848318243 1848318243
OCLC Number: 904326014
Notes: Originally published: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2014.
"The simple path from problem to solution"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: 230 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: How to solve unsolvable problems
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'His arguments are sound, his stories intriguing - if there's any higher praise for a book, I can't imagine it.' * Daily Mail * In this useful tome, Niven gives unusual, yet eminently practical, Read more...

 
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